US crypto-asset regulation: Approach, risks and outlook

Hester Peirce is commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to joining the SEC, Peirce conducted research on the regulation of financial markets at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She was a senior counsel on the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Peirce served as counsel to SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins. She also worked as a staff attorney in the SEC’s division of investment management. She was an associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale) and clerked for Judge Roger Andewelt on the Court of Federal Claims.

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